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10:54 PM ET ESPN News Services BOSTON — Jesperi Kotkaniemi scored twice during Carolina’s five-goal first period, Jaccob Slavin added a goal and two assists after a two-game absence, and the Hurricanes snapped the Boston Bruins‘ five-game winning streak with a 7-1 victory Tuesday night. Teuvo Teravainen, Seth Jarvis, Derek Stepan and Andrei Svechnikov also
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2:52 PM ET Associated Press The Toronto Maple Leafs have added three more players to the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol as an outbreak on the team that started in December continues to drag on. The Leafs announced Friday that forwards Ondrej Kase and Nick Ritchie and defenseman Justin Holl have been added to the list. Toronto
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3:12 PM ET Associated Press CALGARY, Alberta — Claude Julien was named coach of Canada’s men’s hockey team for the Beijing Olympics on Friday, and Shane Doan was named general manager. Doan and Julien replace St. Louis GM Doug Armstrong and Tampa Bay coach Jon Cooper, who vacated their positions on the national team when
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4:51 PM ET Associated Press KITCHENER, Ontario — A showcase game in Canada featuring prime prospects eligible for the NHL draft has been postponed because of COVID-19 concerns. The Canadian Hockey League announced the move Friday. The CHL said a new date for the game will be released at a later time. The 2022 CHL/NHL
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3:39 PM ET Associated Press BOSTON — The Boston Bruins on Tuesday signed Tuukka Rask for the rest of the season, bringing back the winningest goalie in franchise history after he recovered from offseason hip surgery. General manager Don Sweeney said Rask will back up Linus Ullmark for Wednesday night’s game against the rival Montreal
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10:52 PM ET ESPN News Services NEW YORK — The NHL has postponed Tuesday night’s scheduled game between the Carolina Hurricanes and Philadelphia Flyers because of COVID-19 issues with the Flyers, the league said Monday night. A spike in infections driven by the omicron variant of the coronavirus has led to frequent postponements in recent
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9:23 AM ET The NHL went dark from Dec. 22-27, thanks to both its scheduled holiday break and a COVID-19 outbreak forcing the postponement of games. When the teams returned to the ice, they apparently decided to apply all the goals they saved up over the pause to their most recent games. From Dec. 28-Jan
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